Introduction

“Check-in” Webinar

Upcoming“Check-in” Webinar

“Check-In” Webinar

Sponsors: Faulkner University’s Center of Disability Services, Auburn University at Montgomery Center for Disability Services, and The Learning Disabilities Association of Alabama

Contact: Nichole Fussell at nfussell@faulkner.edu with any questions and if you are requesting CEUs for social work or education.

Approved for 4 SW CEUs

Pending approval for Educator PD Hours

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4

Session 1

  • Date: March 12, 2021
  • Time: 9-10 am and a 15 min Q & A to follow.
  • Title: “Mental Health and Where to Find It”
  • Speaker: Sarah Bradley, LMFT (speaker bio)
  • Register Instructions: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If you plan to stay for the second session, please remain logged in to the conference room.

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Session 1 Speaker Bio & Information

Bio of Sarah Bradley

Sarah Bradley is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Auburn, Alabama. She is a native of Eclectic, Alabama. She received her undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University, and obtained her Master’s degree from Auburn University in Marriage and Family Therapy. Sarah previously worked as a substance abuse and addiction counselor at an intensive outpatient treatment program. Sarah has had a private practice in Auburn, Alabama, since 2018. She works with individuals, couples, and families on a variety of issues from anxiety and depression to infidelity and addiction recovery. She lives in Wetumpka with her husband, John, and her son, Asa (1).

 

Session 2

  • Date: March 12, 2021
  • Time: 11 am-12 pm
  • Title: “Understanding Social Emotional Development in the Inclusive Setting”
  • Speaker: Inell Billups, Development Specialist; Sherry Speake, Project Coordinator (speaker bios and contact)
  • Register Instructions: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Session 2 Speaker Bios & Information

Bio of Inell Billups

Inell Billups is a Developmental Specialist for Childcare Enhancement with a Purpose (CCEP) with United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile (Montgomery Office).  Child Care Enhancement with a Purpose is funded by Alabama DHR and CCEP offers free inclusion training to childcare providers statewide. CCEP utilizes experienced early childhood professionals to share simple, practical ways to work with and include children with special needs in childcare centers and family/group childcare homes.

Before working with CCEP she received her Bachelor’s in Psychology with a concentration in Child and Adolescent Development at Southern New Hampshire University and worked as an early childhood educator for seventeen years. She is currently finishing her Master’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Child and Adolescent development. After a successful career as an early childhood educator, Inell decided to go further and help parents with children who have special needs. She is the owner of Parents Advocating Love and Support Consultants LLC, where she works in her community to help those parents who have children with special needs, behaviors, and challenges.When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three wonderful and energetic boys. She loves going to church, learning and seeing new places and her favorite pass time is reading on the beach.

Bio of Sherry Speake

Sherry Speake is the Project Coordinator for Childcare Enhancement with a Purpose of United Cerebral Palsy of mobile (Montgomery office). Childcare Enhancement with a Purpose is funded by Alabama DHR and offers free inclusion training to childcare providers. CCEP utilizes experienced teachers and therapists to share simple, practical ways to work with and include children with special needs in childcare centers and family/group childcare homes. The Montgomery office covers the counties of Autauga, Elmore, Dallas, Montgomery, and Perry.

She is a proud graduate of Auburn University. Sherry has been married for 21 years, has a senior in high school, a stepdaughter and son in law, and is a grandparent to two foster grandchildren. She has enjoyed being a Girl Scout and band mom throughout the past several years.

 

Session 3

  • Date: March 19, 2021
  • Time: 10-11 am and a 15 min Q & A to follow
  • Title: “Fostering Learning Opportunities for Today’s Students Using Technology”
  • Speaker: Dr. Roland “Buddy” Weldon, Alabama Educator (speaker bio)
  • Register Instructions: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Session 3 Speaker Bio & Information

Bio of Dr. Roland 'Buddy' Weldon

Dr. Roland “Buddy” Weldon is an Alabama educator with 25+ years of experience in the classroom. He has served as the Alabama Technology in Motion Specialist from the Southeast Alabama Regional In-service Center located at Troy University for the past 10 years. He also taught grades five through twelve and originally served as a certified Special Areas Teacher. He has training certifications with Apple, Microsoft, Google, PowerSchool, and Schoology. He is currently an adjunct professor for Faulkner University and Troy University, as well as an education consultant. He comes from a family of educators, married and has 2 children.

His Ed.D and Specialist degrees are from the University of West Florida, Master’s Degree from Auburn University, and Bachelor’s in Mild Learning/ Behavior Disorders Degree from Troy University.

 

Session 4

  • Date: March 26, 2021
  • Time: 10-11 am, and a 15 min Q&A to follow
  • Title: “Navigating Online Learning”
  • Speaker: Dr. Kelly Jewell-Glasscock (speaker bio)
  • Register Instructions: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Session 4 Speaker Bio & Information

Bio of Dr. Jewell-Glasscock

Dr. Kelly Jewell-Glasscock has worked in the field of higher education for over 12 years. She completed her doctoral studies at the University of Washington in SEATTLE, Washington in Behavioral Disorders. In her current position, she is a Curriculum Developer for the United States Air Force at Air University. She is focusing on helping diversify instruction for the spectrum of learners within the Air Force. Previously she was a program coordinator and assistant professor in Special Education at Troy University. She was also a national trainer and support lead for teacher candidates completing the edTPA. In her personal life, Dr. Jewell-Glasscock is a mom, foster mom, animal lover, retired women’s baseball player, and family advocate for children with disabilities.

 

Save the dates

  • “Mental Health and Where to Find It” - Session 1
    March 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • “Understanding Social Emotional Development in the Inclusive Setting” - Session 2
    March 12, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • "Fostering Learning Opportunities for Today’s Students Using Technology” - Session 3
    March 19, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • “Navigating Online Learning” - Session 4
    March 26, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am